Hiking The North Pocket

The 9th most popular hiking trail in Georgia.

Northwest of Lafayette in the Cattachoochee National Forest, an 11 mile hiking loop can be formed by combining the Cane Trail, North Pocket Trail, and the Mine Trail. There are many great views, big waterfalls, and old tunnels. Start from the Estelle Trailhead of SR193.

Overall, North Pocket is the 9th most popular hiking trail of all 22 hikes in Georgia.


Local Contact(s):  Chattahoochee National Forest (404) 536-0541; Georgia Tourism (706) 737-1446; Mountaintown Outdor Expeditions, Elijay (706) 635-2524.

Recommended Book:  "Hiking Georgia" from Donald Pfitzer

Best Season:  Apr. - Nov.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Reference Source:  click here http://www.fs.usda.gov/conf

Date Published:  

Date Updated:  7/3/2016

ID:  13362


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